As published at Fiterns.com. There are always reasons not to get in that workout session. Some of those reasons are weak—“My dog ate my workout glove” or “I can’t find matching socks” or (my personal go-to) “It’s too cold outside.” Others, though, are pretty legitimate. Take allergies or achy joints or any of those common […]
Are you feeling stressed? It seems everywhere I look, there is another article about how so many people feel stressed. A survey in the Huffington Post, for example, showed that 91% of people felt stressed in March, and 77% felt stressed weekly or even more often. The survey showed that most people were stressed about […]
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Our human bodies are built with a stress response system, managed by a hormone called cortisol. When cortisol levels are out of balance, stress can trigger a variety of health issues. Nutrients and herbs can help, but one of the best things you can do to get your body back to optimal cortisol levels is to get good sleep every night.
Sleep. As simple as it sounds, I find that it helps a lot to calculate my bedtime based on when I need to wake up, to ensure that I’m allowing enough sleep time. Otherwise, I’ll stay up finding more to do! Spending time caring for and cuddling my pets each day is one of my […]
I’d like to help you stay well, so I’m going to share with you what I do to prevent catching the flu virus. Wash your hands When you’ve been to the gym, the grocery store, and anywhere else where you might touch something that someone else touched. Before you touch your nose, mouth, or food. […]
As published in Easy Eats Magazine, 5-minute expert, in the November/December 2012 issue, from Dr. Doni. The stress of the holiday season can send us head over heels into illness and fatigue. We already have our stress response triggered an estimated 60 times on a regular day. Imagine what it’s like with added holiday stress. 5 […]
Back to school time is a great reminder of how change, whether it’s positive or negative, can be perceived as a stress in our bodies. Add on top of that…a computer in the shop, a dentist appointment, home repairs (a few examples from around my house)…and stress becomes palpable. We can’t remove all the stress, […]
Our adrenal glands are two small organs that sit on top of our kidneys. When our bodies perceive a stress, the adrenal glands are cued to set off a stress response, a complicated chemical cascade in which many stress hormones are triggered. The first step in the process, though, is always cortisol, which is part […]
Dr. Doni understands that for many of us the New Year is a time for “starting fresh” and “getting healthy” so she asked that we make space in her schedule and created the New Years Wellness Packages as a way to help you get a jump start on your health! Dr. Doni would love to […]